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Mexican sage

Salvia mexicana

Mexican sage is part of the Salvia genus and its scientific name is Salvia mexicana. Mexican sage grows as a perennial and is a herb. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Normally grows with a forb habit.

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How to grow Mexican sage

See our list of companion Plants for Mexican sage to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Mexican sage from seed

By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Mexican sage about 84 days before your last frost date .

Transplanting Mexican sage

Common Mexican sage problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Mexican sage plants:

Other names for Mexican sage

Limelight sage

Mexican sage care instructions

How long does Mexican sage take to grow?

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When should I plant Mexican sage?

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Popular varieties of Mexican sage

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